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Homework Help: Force exerted

  1. Jun 12, 2004 #1
    a 0.3 kg ball moves toward a bat with a velocity of 50 m/s [E]. It is struck and the bat remains in contact with the ball for 0.02 seconds. The ball leaves the bat with a velocity of 100 m/s [W]. Calculate the average force exerted on the bat. (answer: 2300 N)

    ...i am just horrible at these types of questions...i understand what's going on, i just don't know how to solve it...thank you!
     
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  3. Jun 12, 2004 #2

    arildno

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    2.718281828459045 perhaps?
     
  4. Jun 12, 2004 #3
    hilarious...i've heard it all a millions times...but can you please help me?
     
  5. Jun 12, 2004 #4

    arildno

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    Well, but I've only said it once..:wink:

    To your question:
    Try to state for yourself (for example as a reply in this thread) how impulse is related to change of momentum; and then, how average force is related to impulse.
     
  6. Jun 12, 2004 #5
    Edit: Withheld after I saw arildno's post. :)
     
  7. Jun 12, 2004 #6
    i got it...thanks for the hint..
     
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